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Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel

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Camden, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got in later than expected on our night of check in and they were so nice and advised us we had just missed the cookies but there was some hot chocolate left which was nice with the snow coming down. There was a gas log fireplace in our room and a great view overlooking the river. Each day of...

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Jefferson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for an anniversary weekend in the double-queen suite room with a whirlpool and fireplace facing the city. The view is great out of the front of the hotel to the mountains and Gatlinburg below (we were on the 4th floor). The room is nicely decorated with the lodge theme. You can tell the hotel is little older,...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Spencer J, Thank you so much for staying with us during your recent visit to Gatlinburg and for the 5 star review! We are thrilled to hear that the hotel exceeded your expectations in many different ways. We pride ourselves on our customer satisfaction and love to read such glowing reviews such as yours. We can not wait to have...

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Needs updating- But location is good. Can walk to all attractions. Inexpensive so it's good for families wanting a hotel downtown. We were late to arrange - our first choices were full. We wanted the sister property which we're told is newer. Bed was not comfortable and linens old. Front Staff were friendly and welcoming. I would not recommended for...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Susie007allen, Thank you so much for staying with us here at The Bearskin Lodge on the River. We appreciate you taking the time to review our property. We are in the process of an interior renovation here at the lodge which will include hardwood floors and beautifully tiled showers as well. We certainly hope you will consider staying with us...

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

had a chance to get to Gatlinburg and it was either here or the Hilton and for the money we stayed here. Got a room with 2 queens and a whirlpool for a reasonable price. Changed rooms when we got there from one queen in the back on the river to a double queen in the front. People at the...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

sloopjonb69, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent trip to Gatlinburg. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your time here with us. We certainly pride ourselves on our cleanliness and customer service, it seems we excelled once again with your stay. We hope to see you again the next time you visit the area....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I chose to stay here during our time in Gatlinburg. Our first night there was perfect. The employees were very welcoming and full of information. On our second day, (November 28th) we woke up and it was very smoky in the downtown area. We went about our day at the aquarium then returned to our room. On...

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Hartwell, Georgia
Reviewed 1 December 2016

So happy that I chose the Bearskin Lodge for our recent stay in October 2016. They were suggested by a close friend and our vacation was superb! Our room was very cozy, 2 queens, hot tub, fireplace, with a street view. We like to see what's happening outside so the street view was great, not only for people watching but...

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Decent place but nothing special. Staff wad really friendly and room was clean. Fireplace was nice and mini balcony was nice. We had a room that had a hot tub. The bathroom and shower was fairly small. A bit overpriced.

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Great place to stay. .Cleaning, Kitchen staff friendly, Breakfast was good.. My NEGATIVE was they would not allow either AARP or Military discount as in years past when we stayed could not get consistent answer why. We rented three rooms for family

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Duaine J, Thank you so much for choosing The Bearskin Lodge while you were here with your family. Our goal is to cater to every type of traveler whether that be personal, business or family travelers in your case. We do offer those types of discounts through out the year but they are subject to availability and demand. I do...

Oahu's North Shore, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Never, Ever, show up early (before 3 pm) for this hotel. Staff cares nothing about your 10 hour drive or you as a customer. You are the provebial cash cow. How dare I show up early after driving all night and morning. The only thing they offer is a seat on couch in lobby until they finally get a room...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Wafdof1104, I want to thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to the area. I am disappointed to read that you weren't satisfied completely with your stay. Gatlinburg is an ever growing city and we see more and more travelers every year. We always want to cater to our guests needs the best we can....

Reviewed 2 November 2016

My (new) husband I stayed here for our wedding/honeymoon. The hotel is at a great location due to being near Downtown. Since we stayed here during the most busiest time of the year (late fall), traffic was horrible so it was a wonderful feeling that all we had to do is step outside and walk to anywhere. The beds were...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

JordanLeah1023, Thank you so much for staying with us and for the 5 star review! We are thrilled to hear such great things about your experience here with us. We certainly look forward to hosting you again the next time you are in Gatlinburg. Thank you, Lee Douglas, GM

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel

Address: 840 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: $115 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Bearskin Hotel On The River
Bearskin Lodge Gatlinburg Tennessee
Bearskin Lodge On The River Gatlinburg Tn
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#11 Family Hotel in Gatlinburg
#11 Romantic Hotel in Gatlinburg
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“Walking distance to just about everything downtown”
 of 5 bubbles 41deanab, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose the front if you want a city/mountain view, the back if you want to hear the stream out the balcony door.”
 of 5 bubbles familyadventureman, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The double queen on the river or city view was a good size room”
 of 5 bubbles sloopjonb69, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Another hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles Wafdof1104, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony. We thought we did but realized when we got there it wasn't available to us when we booked.”
 of 5 bubbles 527kelliel, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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